As a Noun
1. A shelter made of canvas or nylon, which you sleep in when you are camping. It is held up by poles and ropes. English = tent.
2. A large round tent, usually with a pitched roof, that a circus uses for its performances. English = big top.
3. A pitched concave roof on a building, especially in the oriental style.
As a Verb or Adjective
1. To pitch a tent.